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Life Jacket Facts From The Safe Boating Campaign

Life Jacket Facts From The Safe Boating Campaign

| January 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Keep these Life Jacket Facts in Mind Whatever kind of paddling you like to do, it’s important to always wear your life jacket (or PFD) while you’re out on the water. Think of it like wearing a seat belt in your car – you probably won’t find yourself in a situation where you need it, […]

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CamelBak Paddle Collection Updated for 2014

CamelBak Paddle Collection Updated for 2014

| January 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Stay Hydrated on the Water with the CamelBak Paddle Collection It’s important to bring water with you on any outdoor adventure and paddling is no exception. That’s why we were thrilled when the Camelbak Paddle Collection was released in 2013 with an assortment of hydration packs designed specifically for paddlers. After spending the year receiving […]

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10 Of Your Biggest Paddling Accomplishments from 2013

10 Of Your Biggest Paddling Accomplishments from 2013

| January 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

With 2013 behind us, many paddlers are looking back at their paddling accomplishments from 2013 and feeling good about what they were able to do with their kayak, canoe or paddleboard. I wanted to get a sense for exactly what people had accomplished over the past year so I started asking around. Here were the […]

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3 Videos With a Unique Spin on Winter Paddling

| January 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Winter Paddling Looks a Little Like This… Winter paddling has different meanings to different people. For some, it means layering up with different apparel options for cold weather paddling and continuing on with their kayaking as usual. For others, it means putting the ‘yak into hibernation for a period of kayak storage. For a few […]

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5 Most Common Paddling Goals for 2014

5 Most Common Paddling Goals for 2014

| January 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

With a new year comes new adventure and paddlers everywhere are looking ahead to what they want 2014 to hold for them and their kayak, canoe or paddle board. I decided to find out what types of paddling goals were being set by asking our ACK social pages. Here were the 5 most common paddling […]

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You Might Be A Kayaker If…

You Might Be A Kayaker If…

| December 27, 2013 | 17 Comments

So how do you know when you’re officially a kayaker? Here’s a few ways you can tell: You Might Be a Kayaker If… You can’t drive by a body of water without looking for a put-in. You can identify make and model of a car topped kayak from a quarter mile away. You divide your […]

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2014 ACK Winter Boat Show Season

2014 ACK Winter Boat Show Season

| December 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

The holidays are over, but the fun is just beginning. That’s right, it’s nearly time for the 2014 Winter Boat Shows! Each year we join these Houston, Austin and San Antonio based events with our huge assortment of kayaks. For the most part the shows revolve around powerboats but we at ACK have taken it […]

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Attention Kayak Anglers…the Power Pole Mirco Anchor is Coming to ACK!

Attention Kayak Anglers…the Power Pole Mirco Anchor is Coming to ACK!

| December 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

The iCast 2013 Best Product of Show is coming to ACK! The Power Pole Micro Anchor is headed for ACK! This electronic shallow water anchoring system is designed for kayaks, canoes, and small boats up to 1500 pounds. Kayak anglers, this one is for you! Here’s how it works: Thinking About Buying One? Read this. For […]

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Stay Prepared with the Weekender First Aid Kit

Stay Prepared with the Weekender First Aid Kit

| December 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Written by Spring Store Associate Kelsey Knowlden Emergency preparedness is an important aspect of outdoor adventures that often is overlooked or forgotten. What many people don’t realize is that it doesn’t usually take much. Getting a basic kit like the Weekender First Aid Kit and keeping it in your pack or car glove compartment can prepare […]

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Fibers Smaller Than a Strand of Human Hair

Fibers Smaller Than a Strand of Human Hair

| December 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Written by Austin Assistant Store Manager Bill Newberry A towel might not be the first thing that comes to mind when listing out favorite paddling accessories, but it is for me. When I hit the water, I almost always have a McNett Microfiber Towel with me. With fibers smaller than a strand of human hair, […]

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